General Theory of Living Systems
Full Title or Meme
In order to understand or design any successful, continuing digital ecosystem, there must first be a general theory of living systems that we can use a template to build such a theory.
Bayesian Identity Proofing provides the means for a collection of authentication and verification steps to be validated.
Douglas Hofstadter has been making the case
Taxonomy of Levels of connected Systems
|Level||Name||Typical use||User Experience|
|1||Chip||Management of Computer||Only by Administrators|
|2||Board Computer||Internet of Things||Room temperature or video surveillance|
|3||Single Processor Computer||Accessing Web Sites||Simple Queries of web|
|4||Multiple Processor Computer||Local processing & virtualization||Mobile or Desktop device that maintains user info|
|5||Data Center||Collection of computers in a single location||Only by Administrators|
|6||Cloud (single owner)||Social Network||Interaction of user searches and tracking|
|7||Internetwork of Clouds||Maintenance of Names||User cannot access desired resourced for security reasons|
- Douglas R. Hofstadter, Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought ISBN 978-0465024759